CA School News Report

Bellflower Unified Elementary Holds Bingo for Books to Boost Literacy

WHAT: Thomas Jefferson Elementary will hold its second annual Bingo for Books event, with families moving from room to room across the Dr. Seuss-emblazoned campus playing bingo and winning books. During the event’s first year, more than 325 students and their families won over 500 books.

WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1

WHERE: Thomas Jefferson Elementary, 10027 Rose St.. Bellflower

WHO: Bingo for Books is organized by the Thomas Jefferson Elementary PTA, Associated Student Body and Family Night Committee, with support from staff members who decorate the campus. The books given out are donated by the PTA, staff members and other members of the community. A food truck will serve tacos or quesadillas, side dishes and water for $5 (pre-sale only).

MEDIA: Media is welcome and encouraged to include event in your events calendar or cover. For Information, call 909-206-5304.